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Sherry Ann Slayton

Sherry Ann Slayton

Sherry Ann Slayton, 74, of Addieville, passed away on  November 16, 2017, at her residence.

She was born on October 2, 1943, to Robert A. and Mary (Scruchfield) Hutchens in Benton. On July 30, 1962, she married John Henry Slayton.

Sherry was a loving wife, mother and especially enjoyed being a grandmother.

She is survived by her loving spouse of 55 years, John Henry Slayton; three children, Lori A. Baum of Murphysboro, Robert Scott Slayton and wife Pam of Beckemeyer, and Mary E. Johnson and husband Adrian of Belleville; six grandchildren, Joshua Baum, Heather Baum, Kaitlyn O’Quinn and husband John, Cole Johnson and wife Veronica, Jack Johnson and Emma Johnson; four great grandchildren, MyKayla Baum, Macie Baum, Tenley Baum and Michelena O’Quinn.

She was preceded in death by Mother, Mary R Hutchens.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Pate Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St, Benton.

Visitation will be held Sunday, November 19, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., at Pate Funeral Home, Benton.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 20, 2017, 10:30 a.m., at Pate Funeral Home, Benton. Burial will follow services at Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery.

Memorials contributions can be made to Second Chance Rescue, and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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